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  • April 19, 2019 11:47 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)


    Do something that means something at Williams. This isn’t just a job - it’s an opportunity to explore and discover your passion with coworkers who become friends and mentors who push you to be your best self in and out of the office. At Williams, we make energy happen. And you can too, so bring your energy to ours.

    As Survey Coordinator Sr., you will use your subject matter expertise to initiate agreements, prepare job scopes and respond to requests for project proposals. This role will interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve processes and standards.

    Your work will challenge you, and with our Core Values & Beliefs to guide you, you’ll quickly learn and grow with us.   

    Responsibilities/Expectations:

    ·         Coordinates survey functions with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with company and industry standards and government codes, and development of practical, safe and cost-effective designs

    ·         Projects cost analysis and estimates

    ·         Interprets applicable states' jurisdictional minimum technical standards for real property conveyance and condemnation; responsible for securing professional certifications

    ·         Serves as subject matter expert (SME) of survey policy, procedures and standards

    ·         Serves as project management SME; oversees survey contractors and communicates project status to management and internal/external customers

    ·         Identifies and proactively resolves disputes and claims

    ·         Provides on the ground preliminary survey work

    ·         May lead teams or mentor others

    ·         Other duties as assigned

    Education/Years of Experience:

    ·         Required: High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience

    ·         Preferred: Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience

    Other Requirements:

    ·         Must possess valid State Driver’s License and clean driving record

    ·         Demonstrates excellent organizational/interpersonal skills and safety as the utmost priority

    ·         Needs proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Application and PC skills

    ·         Needs basic knowledge of As built drawings, piping, mechanical, structural, instrumentation and electrical

    ·         Needs proficient knowledge of Surveying Principles, GPS, Mapping, GIS, Civil alignments and Survey Calculations

    Offshore Survey Coordinator Sr.:

    ·         Needs proficient knowledge of Hydrographic Surveying Principles, GPS, Mapping, GIS, Civil alignments and Survey Calculations

    ·         Needs proficient knowledge of multibeam and side scan sonar bathymetry survey deliverables

    TO APPLY VISIT https://co.williams.com/williams/careers/  and search “survey”

  • March 28, 2019 3:00 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)



    JOB DESCRIPTION – Party Chief

    Position Description:

    JOA Surveys, LLC, a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, specializing in measurement of tides and water levels, vertical datums and geodetic networks, is currently seeking a Party Chief for tides and GNSS surveys.

    Position Duration:

    Full time employment (minimum of 40 hours/week) April to November with the possibility of year round employment depending on need and performance.

    Position Description:

    JOA has a 10 year term contract to perform Environmental Field Services to the NOAA Center for Oceanographic Operational Products and Services (tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov) and is also a subcontractor on term contracts for the US Army Corps of Engineers, the US Geological Survey and the NOAA Office of Coastal Management.  Primary services provided are tide measurements throughout the coastal US including remote Alaska and territories.  JOA is looking for a Party Chief with experience installing water level monitoring equipment, geodetic leveling and conducting static GNSS survey campaigns for hydrographic, shoreline and topographic mapping projects.  Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

    ·       Responsible charge for a 2-3 person field crew

    ·       Recon, installation and maintenance of tide stations

    ·       Deploying oceanographic equipment at sea

    ·       2nd Order Class I digital leveling

    ·       Static GNSS observations

    Additional tasks the Party Chief may perform are ground control and check point surveys for aerial mapping projects, GNSS data processing, tide station reporting and equipment testing. This position would be based at the JOA office in Anchorage, Alaska and will require travel throughout Alaska, the US and its territories.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A Bachelor’s of Science in surveying or related field with a minimum of five years field experience, fluency in MS Excel, good communication skills, and current driver’s license required.  Must be able to obtain US Passport.  Experience with SCUBA or diving operations, NGS software (OPUS, Windesc, Translev), and scientific programming languages (Matlab, Python, R, etc) is preferred.

    Pay:

    Pay will be hourly and based on experience.

    Closing Date:

    Until filled.

    If interested:

    To apply, please email resume outlining education, work history and salary history to Nathan Wardwell at resume to nathan@joasurveys.com.  For further information about JOA visit our website at www.joasurveys.com.


  • March 28, 2019 2:32 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    Hydrographic Survey Specialist, Applied Technology Services – San Ramon

     

    Department Overview

    PG&E’s Applied Technologies Services (ATS) Materials & Bathymetry Support Services unit provides a range of services, including bathymetric surveys inshore and near shores of lakes and water ways throughout service territory in California.

    Facility description: ATS has a several laboratories Chemistry, Metallurgical, Welding, Non-destructive testing facilities, Electrical testing (failure testing and smart grid), Calibration laboratory and Performance testing.  The bathymetric equipment includes multibeam echo sounders, single beam bottom sonar, side scan sonar, sub- bottom profiler, GPS survey, utility locating equipment and several boats of various sizes.

    Position Summary

    A successful candidate will have leadership skills and some supervisory experience. You will plan and direct bathymetric survey projects both major/minor in size as well as administer outside contract work.  You should have 3+ years hydrographic surveying experience; with an emphasis on Multibeam Echo Sounder and GPS survey techniques, and experience with data collection and processing software (e.g., HYPACK, CARIS, PDS, QINSY). Strong oral and written communication skills with a customer focus and a can do attitude are required.  The candidate will have a BS degree in related field, (e.g. Hydrographic Science, Surveying, Oceanography, or Engineering).  Work experience in the gas pipeline or power generation industries a plus. Travel requirement: up to 50% of the time, throughout the PG&E territory.

    Responsibilities

    • Safety: Demonstrate safe working practices at all times. Advocate focus on customer, general public and employee safety in all work practices.
    • Lead the Bathymetric survey team to improve safety and reliability for PG&E. 
    • Client Management: Consulting experience is a plus, excellent communication skills (oral and written) are essential. Successful candidates should work well with others and have a client focus. Job requires developing and promoting strong client relationships, having a can do attitude and being sensitive to client issues.
    • Job Management:  Plan and direct bathymetric survey projects and administer outside contract work effectively. Experience with job development - including scope definition, schedule and cost estimates are crucial.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    ·       Bachelor’s Degree in Hydrographic Science, Surveying, Oceanography, Engineering or related field

    • 3 years of related experience in hydrographic surveying related to bottom profiling and surveying

    Desired:

    • Supervisory experience and leading a Bathymetric survey team.
    • A working knowledge of IHO Standards
    • Professional Land Surveyors registration
    • Consulting experience a plus

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

    To apply: go to www.pge.com careers and search for Job# 19559


  • March 15, 2019 11:34 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)



    CSA Morgan & Eklund, Inc. – Stuart, Florida

     

    JOB SUMMARY

     

    CSA Morgan & Eklund, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced professional in the geophysical and hydrographic industry to help drive the growth of our business both domestically and globally. CSA Morgan & Eklund, Inc. specializes in the acquisition of bathymetric, topographic, and geophysical data for clients working on projects at coastal shorelines, ports and harbors and offshore sites. We conduct surveying (topographic/hydrographic) as well as other field investigations for beach nourishment, restoration projects, and engineering evaluations including detailed underwater infrastructure assessments for submarine cables and pipelines, dredging, habitat investigations, and oceanographic studies. The company is also expanding its offshore and deepwater geophysical activities.

     

    The ideal candidate will possess a solid technical foundation in land and/or hydrographic surveying, as well as the ability to take on management responsibilities.  He/she will have strong leadership skills and experience contracting with and providing survey services to federal, state and local government agencies and engineering firms, prime contractors and other entities requiring such services.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

     

          Work closely with the President of the company to drive growth efforts in current markets and new markets beyond our Florida base

          Help to expand relationships with new and existing clients

          Attend industry trade shows and networking events to promote the company’s capabilities

          Manage and assist with topographic, hydrographic and geophysical surveys including planning, field data collection, interpretation and reporting

          Understand geodetic surveying and tidal data and procedures to be able to communicate effectively with clients and potential clients regarding project requirements

          Work with company staff to ensure timely submission of proposals

          Be self-motivated, hardworking, ethical, trustworthy and dependable

          Have strong analytical and communication skills and strong desire to learn to do new things

          Be able to work both independently and as part of a team

     

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION

     

    ·         Experience based understanding of topographic, hydrographic and geophysical surveys including planning, field data collection, interpretation and reporting.

    ·         A Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Land or Hydrographic Surveying with a minimum 7 - 10 years of professional experience.

    ·         The ideal candidate will also have at least 5 years of field experience as a Surveyor or Hydrographic Surveyor

    ·         Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office, Windows OS, and experience with terrestrial, hydrographic and/or geophysical survey and charting software packages is preferred.

     

    Job Type: Full-time
    Salary: Commensurate with experience, including incentive package

    Applicants must possess current, long-term authorization to work in the United States;
    CSA is unable to initiate visa sponsorship
    Letters of Recommendation will be required

    HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: HR@conshelf.com


  • March 06, 2019 8:29 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)


    The Hydrographic Surveys Division's announcement for four (4) Pathways Summer Intern (Student Trainee Physical Science), ZT-1399-2 (PATH) positions in Seattle, WA, has been posted. 

    The announcement will be open for 7 days; it is set to open on March 7, 2019 and close on March 13, 2019All positions are located at the Pacific Hydrographic Branch (PHB) in Seattle, WA.  These are term positions not-to-exceed 120 days.

    NOS-AA-2019-0002  

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526113000  

    The interns will conduct a review of hydrographic surveys and bathymetric grids in support of populating the National Bathymetric Source (NBS) for NOAA's Office of Coast Survey. Data from the NBS will in turn be used to rescheme NOAA's nautical charts. The interns will work with PHB's product team lead to review and edit archived hydrographic surveys in high priority areas. These data will be curated and repackaged for ingest into the NBS and re-published for public dissemination at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Interns will use commercial off the shelf Geographic Information System (GIS) software as well as NOAA-developed quality control tools to complete their work.

    If you have any questions, please contact Lorraine Robidoux, Deputy Chief, Hydrographic Surveys Division (240-533-0029; lorraine.robidoux@noaa.gov).


  • November 12, 2018 9:06 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)



    Hydrographer – Bothell, WA/ East Coast, U.S

                                                            

    Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

     

    Tetra Tech, Inc., is currently seeking a part-time / seasonal Hydrographer\ Marine Technician to support our marine services business. Marine Services Division specializes in high resolution hydrographic and geophysical surveys for inland, nearshore and offshore underwater investigations, including detailed dam and underwater infrastructure assessments, site surveys, engineering, archaeological and benthic habitat investigations, and remediation efforts.  Survey equipment used include single beam, multibeam and phase bathymetry hydrographic survey systems, sidescan sonar, marine magnetic and electromagnetic sensors, sub-bottom profilers, seismic reflection/refraction systems.  Oceanographic and biological assessment equipment included bottom and mooring-mounted ADCPs, MetOcean buoy systems, underwater digital video, sediment grab samplers and corers.   

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Perform and assist with hydrographic and oceanographic and topographic survey planning, as well as data collection, interpretation and reporting

    Setup and operation of GPS navigation systems and software, including base stations

    Work closely with other oceanographers, geophysicists, geoscientists and hydrographers on filed programs inshore, nearshore and offshore

    Small Vessel Operations, maintenance and towing

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

    • A Bachelor’s or associate degree or certificate Hydrographic Survey, Oceanography, Marine Environmental Science or related field is desired
    • The ideal candidate will have more than 3 years of related experience with some or all the following
    • Vessel mounted LiDAR data collection and processing
    • CTD profiling and water sample collection
    • Multibeam bathymetry data collection and processing
    • Conducting Single-beam and/or multibeam hydrographic surveys
    • Sidescan sonar and subbottom profiling data collection

     

    Desired Training and Certifications:    

    • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (current)
    • STCW Safety training for at sea emergencies. (Fire, First-Aid, survival at seal)
    • First-Aid (First Responder)
    • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office and experience with hydrographic and geophysical survey and charting software packages, including HyPack/HySweep, QINSy/Qimera, CARIS, Reigl RiSCAN, POSPac, ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD Civil 3D, BlueView

     

    Programming skills a plus:

    • Must have strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work both independently and on as part of a team
    • Experience towing boats and trailers and working on small boats and large vessels required
    • Willingness to travel for domestic and foreign work assignments, 35% of the year, is required
    • Willingness and ability to work offshore for weeks or a month or more at a time is required
    • Some physical requirements apply (lifting 50 lbs.)

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

     

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

     

    Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

    If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

    Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


  • October 31, 2018 2:53 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)



    At David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) our philosophy is "To find outstanding professionals and give them the freedom and support to do what they do best."  Since its founding in 1976 in Portland, OR, DEA has become a recognized leader for progressive and sustainable design and management solutions for complex transportation, land development, energy, and water resources projects nationwide. DEA’s multi-disciplinary teams partner with clients to tailor solutions to meet the unique needs of each project. The firm has 20 offices in seven states and employs roughly 650 people firm wide.  DEA is an employee-owned corporation and consistently ranks among ENR’s Top 100 Pure Design firms in the US.

    DEA’s Marine Services division is currently searching for an IT Manager to work in our Vancouver, WA office.  The Marine Services division is a recognized industry leader in accurate, high-precision hydrographic and geophysical surveys for nautical, environmental, engineering, and scientific applications.  The IT Manager role will purchase and maintain software and hardware, support large project deliveries, manage data and data transfers, and be a liaison to the corporate IT group.                 Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    ·       Support remote employees, remote offices, varied project sites which may include moving vessels, and shipboard computers

    ·       Management and administration of large dynamic data sets

    ·       Management and administration of disparate network systems and communications

    ·       Advanced knowledge of network servers and equipment, data backups, software maintenance, break-fix, computer builds, and desktop support

    ·       Analyzes and resolves problems related to network hardware, software and communication links

    ·       Oversee meeting conferencing software and setup

    ·       Manage the IT budget for the Marine Services division

    ·       Limited travel

    ·       On Call for emergencies

    Basic Qualifications:

    ·       10 years’ experience in Windows Enterprise management or 5 years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related degree

    ·       Experience with management of:

    o   Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy

    o   Microsoft Windows Server operating systems

    o   Microsoft Windows 7 and 10 Workstations

    o   Enterprise storage appliances

    o   Enterprise backup system software

    o   Firewalls and routers

    o   Managing vendor relationships and agreements

    o   Computer building

    o   Telephany and Audio/video management

    ·       Experience supporting remote users and devices

    ·       Experience managing yearly internal budgets

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·       Experience with management of:

    o   Dell KACE

    o   VMWare

    o   Cisco VoIP

    o   Teradici

    o   Legacy computer device connectivity

    Benefits:

     

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
    • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
    • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)

     

    DEA is proud to be  an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

     

    Apply online at:  https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=DEAINC&cws=37&rid=3041


  • October 29, 2018 11:02 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)


    Geophysicist – All Professional Levels – Bothell, WA

     

    Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

     

    Tetra Tech, Inc is currently seeking a variety of skilled, motivated professionals for our Geophysics Team based in our Bothell, WA location to support our growing Marine Services business.  As part of our team you will perform and assist with geophysical survey planning, as well as geophysical data collection and analysis to support our geophysics group specializing in state-of-the-art marine magnetic and electromagnetic surveying for near-surface targets such as unexploded ordinance (UXO) and infrastructure (pipelines), as well as hydrographic survey and detailed assessments of dams or other subsurface features of interest.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work closely with other geoscientists and hydrographers to complete projects. Typical projects use MBE, SSS, Magnetometer, TDEMI, GPR, seismic methods (sub bottom profiling, seismic reflection and refraction), and laser scanner to characterize underwater, surface and subsurface environs for engineering and environmental applications
    • Conduct investigations and observations as part of a field team; field work may be at hazardous waste sites, requiring medical clearance and OSHA training
    • Perform simple and assist in complex calculations, prepare tables, graphs, maps, and other visual materials for reports and proposals
    • Maintain, operate and calibrate specialized field equipment
    • Participate in the development of Geosciences text sections for projects and proposals
    • Remain current with applicable technical literature and government/agency regulations
    • Coordinates the Geosciences aspects of projects with other disciplines
    • Assist with preparing technical correspondence and the implementation of the Quality Assurance and Health & Safety Programs
    • Willingness to travel for domestic and foreign work assignments is required
    • Knowledge of other disciplines, and the capacity to learn new ones to perform work assignments
    • Perform various other duties as assigned

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

    • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred for senior positions) from an accredited institution with a focus in Geological Sciences (Geophysics, Geology or Engineering Geology) required
    • 2+ years of applicable experience
    • Licenses and Certifications related to the Geological Sciences area
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Windows based computers and Microsoft Office required
    • Experience with geophysical/technical software packages including Geosoft Oasis Montaj, HyPack, CARIS HIPS/SIPS, Marine Magnetics BoB, EdgeTech Discover, QPS QINSy / Qimera / Fledermaus, ArcGIS, and related utilities/scripts is preferred
    • Matlab, Python or other programming languages a plus
    • Ability to configure LANs, serial devices, as well as power distribution (AC&DC) is required (basic understanding)
    • Soldering and splicing of power and communications cabling (lab and field) is preferred 
    • Travel moderate (25-60%)

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.


    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

     Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

    If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

    Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.



  • October 26, 2018 2:11 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    DOF Subsea is a leading provider of subsea services in all the major oil and gas production regions around the world.  With world class ROVs, Survey systems, and a fleet of offshore construction vessels, the group combines expertise and technology to deliver integrated subsea solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry.

     

    Job Description:

     

    We currently have an upcoming job opportunity for a Surveyor Grade I to join our team.  The function is to implement and maintain survey standards during offshore operations.   This includes setting up and operating the survey equipment, logging, QC and backing up of data.  The candidate will assist the Senior Surveyor or Party Chief following instructions and fulfilling a shift role unsupervised.  The Surveyor will conduct duties on vessels offshore.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 2 years of offshore experience required; i.e. surface & subsurface experience required
    • Degree in Surveying/Geomatics or equivalent
    • Able to obtain appropriate offshore medical and offshore survival course
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United State, i.e. US Citizen or Permanent Resident

     

    Required Skills:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Package – Word/Excel/Powerpoint and Document Control Systems
    • Interpersonal and organization skills
    • Communicator, written and oral skills

     

    Employees

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

     

    Interested candidates should apply to:  https://dof-subsea.workable.com/j/5454048F18


  • August 27, 2018 12:25 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    POSITION: Hydrographic Surveyor II


    SALARY:

    $61,710.00 - $94,566.00 Annually


    OPENING DATE: 08/22/18

    CLOSING DATE: 09/07/18 05:00 PM

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    The Port of Portland has long standing contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers (since 1891) to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. Most of this work takes place during dredge season which is approximately between the months of June through November. The dredging operation covers approximately 106 miles from Astoria to Portland. The Hydrographic Surveyor will work alongside the Port's dredge vessel "Oregon" conducting and directing surveys in accordance with the US Army Corps of Engineers contract.

    SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Lead the hydrographic surveys along the Columbia River between Astoria and Portland for the Port's dredging vessel "Oregon" maintaining the operation in accordance with the United States Army Corps of Engineers contract 
    • Utilize advanced techniques to perform and direct accurate and complete hydrographic and land surveys at all Port facilities
    •  Prepare project scope of work, appropriate methods and equipment and cost estimates for the survey aspect of engineering and land development projects
    •  Process field measurements into X, Y, Z positions with point descriptions when necessary utilizing Hypack, Terramodel, Trimble Business Center and AutoCad
    •  Manage survey consultants and Port technicians through all phases of Port hydrographic and land survey projects
    •  Lead hydrographic activities by providing professional and technical support, expertise, and guidance to Port staff, Port operating areas, and outside consultants and agencies for development of Port projects
    •  Provide data in appropriate format for the use of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, dredge Oregon personnel, Port personnel and stakeholders
    •  Manage and archive all hydrographic survey files for future use and liability
    •  Serve as backup for the quality control manager performing water quality monitoring and
    • I.T. support for the Port's dredging operation and the Port's dredge vessel "Oregon"
    • Provide field and office support for the Port survey department during the off-dredging season



    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree in surveying and/or geomatics with specific focus on land and hydrographic surveying or related field; or extended experience and associate degree (preferred).
    • Minimum 4 years' experience working as a land surveyor and 4 years as a hydrographic surveyor
    • Experience working in marine and airfield security environments; or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
    • Experience as a project lead of hydrographic and land surveying projects
    • Technical and professional competence related to surveying, design, boundary determination, land divisions, hydrographic and construction
    • Experience using GPS field data collection equipment and software
    • Oregon Professional Land Surveyor license (PLS) (preferred)
    • ACSM-THSOA Certified Hydrographer (preferred)
    • Experience in Hypack, Terramodel, Trimble Business Center and CAD (AutoCAD and LDD) terrain modeling and drafting
    • Knowledge and understanding of surveying theory and practice and in-depth understanding of engineering design concepts and survey practices related to land divisions, easements, hydrographic surveys and boundary determination
    • Experience using GPS survey instruments, terrestrial total station, electronic levels and software to accomplish the collection of field data for hydrographic and land surveying
    • Obtain security badging at marine terminals, PDX and other Port facilities, which may require a background check
    • Valid Oregon or Washington driver's license or the ability to obtain one (required)


    SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Skilled at

    • Computer and general Microsoft Office skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Reading and interpreting architectural and engineering design drawings
    • Producing neat and organized survey notes under all weather conditions

     

     Ability to:

    • Assess conditions to determine methods, equipment and procedures for conducting/directing hydrographic and field surveys
    • Strong ability to work with different agencies and departments
    • Operate survey total stations, electronic levels, hydrographic survey equipment and provide professional support/expertise and guidance to Port operating areas
    • Demonstrate the Port's commitment to valuing differences among individuals and passion for being inclusive


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    • Diversity and Inclusion: At the Port, we don't just accept difference; we value and support it to create a culture of inclusiveness and fun. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement: The Port of Portland is dedicated to maintaining and improving a work environment, which extends equal opportunity to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. Employment decisions shall be made in such a manner as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity and to comply with state, federal and local laws. We affirm through this policy statement our continuing commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
    • Veterans Preference: Under Oregon law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans preference when applying for Port of Portland positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans preference for this job, please provide the qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
    • Background Checks and Drug Testing: The Port of Portland will conduct background checks and/or drug tests for positions where such tests are required by regulation and for other highly sensitive positions. 
    • ADA Accommodation: Accommodations will be considered for applicants or candidates with a qualifying disability that prevents them from participating in this process. Accommodations will be made where the Port can reasonably do so without imposing an undue hardship on the business or compromising the integrity of the recruitment process. An applicant with any disability who believes that he or she needs an accommodation should contact Human Resources at 503.415.6690 


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